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Language: According to Eco and Noam #172471
01/10/08 03:36 AM
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I understand Laurie perfectly but the questions of Fry seem a bit...well, pedestrian.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFD01r6ersw

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Re: Language: According to Eco and Noam [Re: themilum] #172477
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Thanks lots for a good laugh on a gray day. I have some doubts however
on the pejorative application of the word "pedestrian" .
The best holidays I remember were pedestrian long trail trips.
Never a dull moment.

Isn't Fry the rock that makes Laurie roll?
Or the other way around?

Re: Language: According to Eco and Noam [Re: BranShea] #172479
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the use of pedestrian to mean ordinary is quite pedestrian.

-joe (dull even) friday

Re: Language: According to Eco and Noam [Re: tsuwm] #172484
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I just learned from milo's post that the word can also mean "dull" or "ordinary". I'm afraid there hardly is a word that is ordinary to me. cobwebs long since overrun by a Wellington boot, ha!!

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Re: Language: According to Eco and Noam [Re: BranShea] #172491
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Originally Posted By: tsuwm
the use of pedestrian to mean ordinary is quite pedestrian.

-joe (dull even) friday


Originally Posted By: BranShea
I just learned from milo's post that the word can also mean "dull" or "ordinary". I'm afraid there hardly is a word that is ordinary to me. cobwebs long since overrun by a Wellington boot, ha!!


Ah, BranShea, you wooden she devil, you have just "outed" joe friday as "Milo" themilum.

Re: Language: According to Eco and Noam [Re: themilum] #173029
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I have met both joe friday and themillum and I can tell you, they are not anywhere even near the same

Re: Language: According to Eco and Noam [Re: consuelo] #173036
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Originally Posted By: consuelo
I have met both joe friday and themillum and I can tell you, they are not anywhere even near the same


Well hello, Consuelo, long time no see.

But me and joe would like to know
which of us should thank you for your discernment?




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Re: Language: According to Eco and Noam [Re: consuelo] #173041
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As we all are.


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